You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to handle synthetic mineral fibres in your workplace.
This code outlines safe work practices and general responsibilities when handling synthetic mineral fibres. Compliance with this code is designed to eliminate or control the level of respirable fibres in the atmosphere.
Synthetic mineral fibres is a generic term used to collectively describe a number of amorphous (non-crystalline) fibrous materials including glassfibre, mineral wool and ceramic fibre. They are also known as Man Made Mineral Fibres and are mainly used in insulation and other building materials.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.